Newly Renovated Granada Theater Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony
Charles Boothe, Bluefield Daily Telegraph. | August 28, 2021
BLUEFIELD — The newly renovated Granada Theater in Bluefield was officially opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning.
Nine years in the making, the massive project has finally come to fruition and will show movies today for the first time in more than 40 years.
Deborah Ammar, who was president of the Bluefield Preservation Society (BPS) when the group was formed and took on the more than $3 million renovation project, said it is an "exciting experience for our board and our community."
“It all started with a little seed of thought by two of our members, Skip Crane and Sarah Helmondollar," she said. "With that, we ran with it.
Ammar said Julie Hurley spearheaded the project and moved it forward.
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